or de luxe

[ duh-luhks, -loo ks ]
/ dəˈlʌks, -ˈlʊks /


of special elegance, sumptuousness, or fineness; high or highest in quality, luxury, etc.: a deluxe hotel; a deluxe edition of Shakespeare bound in leather.


in a luxurious or sumptuous manner: We always travel deluxe.

Origin of deluxe

First recorded in 1810–20, deluxe is from the French word de luxe of luxury
Related formssu·per·de·luxe, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for deluxe



1819, from French de luxe, literally "of luxury," from Latin luxus "excess, abundance" (see luxury).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper